This is the most comprehensive survey ever published of desert plant uses. Pitjantjatjara, Warlpiri, Arrernte, Pintupi and many other Central Australian Aboriginal peoples have shared their knowledge with lifelong Centralian Peter Latz to produce this lively and accessible book.
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A land of mulga and spinifex, sand dunes and salt lakes, Australia’s Centre is a place of Climatic and topographic extremes. In spite of this, the people who have lived here since the Dreamtime have done more than simply eke out an existence, they have lived a comfortable life rich in ceremony and culture. Bushfires and Bushtucker explains how the land’s first inhabitants have not been passive figures in the landscape but have actively worked and changed their environment, often by means of fire. The management of the country has allowed them to survive and prosper, to live through the worst droughts and reap the benefits of good times.
Warumungu the language spoken in and around Tennant Creek has lent its name (in other spellings) to a suburb of Canberra and a battleship.
This is a struggle against all odds – a story of heroes, densely populated with strong characters, both for and against the Imparja’s existence and its survival. Wendy Bell tells the story with all its twists, reversals and passions.
A Guide to the Dreaming Tracks and Sites of Alice Springs
An addition to the Angkitja products (diary, calendar and greeting cards), the A4 Angkitja Journal maintains the same high production values and rich content of its sister publications, and showcases the culture and art of Central Australia.